Claxton, GA


Highest Appreciating Claxton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Claxton, GA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Claxton Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,334, 872 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $65,431, house prices in Claxton are some of the most affordable in Georgia as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Claxton, accounting for 69.51% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Claxton include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 18.83%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.51%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.14%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Claxton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 42.93% owning and 57.07% renting.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Claxton's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 47.97% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Claxton include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 27.89%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 14.26%). There's also some housing in Claxton built between 2000 and later ( 9.89%).

Claxton Home Appreciation Rates

Claxton's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Claxton during the period has been just -1.44%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Claxton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Claxton's appreciation rate has been 2.13%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Claxton were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Claxton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,051,000 0.0
$788,001 - $1,051,000 0.0
$526,001 - $788,000 0.4
$420,001 - $526,000 1.2
$315,001 - $420,000 1.9
$210,001 - $315,000 10.8
$105,001 - $210,000 26.7
$53,001 - $105,000 28.9
$0 - $53,000 30.1

Very Low for GA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
96.6600257822571 92.1775898520085

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Claxton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
35.98% 1.80% 8 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$710 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 42.93
Renters 57.07
Vacant 9.26

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.9
1970 - 1999 27.9
1940 - 1969 48.0
1939 or Older 14.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.5
Townhomes 1.1
Small Apt. Buildings 18.8
Apt. Complexes 10.5
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.54
1 Bedroom 7.18
2 Bedrooms 34.24
3 Bedrooms 42.77
4 Bedrooms 11.86
5 or more bedrooms 0.42